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Analysis: Obama solved one economic crisis, but another haunts him

How the president saved the economy, but not the middle class If you worked a factory shift in Michigan in January 2009, when Barack Obama assumed the office of the presidency, you were wrestling with two manners of economic crisis. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 11th, 2017

Analysis: Obama solved one economic crisis. It"s the second that haunts him.

How the president saved the economy, but not the middle class If you worked a factory shift in Michigan in January 2009, when Barack Obama assumed the office of the presidency, you were wrestling with two manners of economic crisis. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 11th, 2017

Financial Crisis, Regulatory Agenda Shaped Obama"s Economic Legacy

President Barack Obama took office in the middle of a financial crisis with Corporate America .....»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 18th, 2017

Barack Obama lights National Christmas Tree for final time

Obama reflected on his years in office and said the US is a country that has come back from economic crisis, wars and national tragedies.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 2nd, 2016

Obama says U.S. stands "shoulder to shoulder" with Greece

President Barack Obama said on Tuesday the U.S. stood 'shoulder to shoulder' with Greece, acknowledging the crisis-hit country had made progress on economic adjustment, but had challenges ahead. It has been the policy of my administration to do everything.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooNov 15th, 2016

Political Risk Analysis: Is Venezuela Now Entering A Full-Blown Political Crisis?

Venezuela is facing down a seemingly insurmountable mix of political and economic problems. The country’s economy is expected to contract by nearly 10% in 2016, inflation is spiraling out of control, and the government has not proposed any solution to t.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesOct 28th, 2016

L.A. ballot measure would make housing affordability crisis worse, opponents" study finds

A Los Angeles ballot measure pitched as a way to provide good jobs and less expensive housing would instead worsen the city’s affordability crisis, according to an economic analysis released Thursday by the measure’s critics. The study targets Measure.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesOct 20th, 2016

Housing ballot measure would worsen affordability crisis, study funded by opponents concludes

A Los Angeles ballot measure pitched as a way to provide good jobs and less expensive housing would instead worsen the city’s affordability crisis, according to an economic analysis released Thursday by the measure’s critics. The study targets Mea.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesOct 20th, 2016

The Brexit Crisis Isn’t Over Yet

All doomsayers are wrong until they’re not. World authorities from President Barack Obama to International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde all warned the U.K. of economic disaster if it chose to leave the EU. But the first hard statistics comin.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 23rd, 2016

Albert Edwards: The European Migrant Crisis Is A Disaster But Not For The Reasons You Think

Societe General’s perma-bear Albert Edwards is a widely read bank analyst because he looks at the world with an apparent mathematical mind, searching for truth and not considering politically restrictive niceties when providing economic analysis. In tra.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkSep 22nd, 2016

Larry Summers Argues Big Banks Losing Value

Big banks are no safer now than they were before the financial crisis, according to a new analysis by a Harvard duo that includes former White House economic advisor Larry Summers. Not only does the paper assert that the possibility of a too-big-to-fail s.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulseSep 15th, 2016

It was a mistake to draw a red line in Syria, says Obama"s NSA

Jones said he 'does not blame' Obama for the degree of the current refugee crisis from Syria.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 19th, 2017

Bank of America summed up the huge change taking places in markets in one simple graphic

For seven years after the financial crisis, it was all about Davos Man.  The Davos Man was at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, the annual global meeting of minds with the mission of improving the state of the world through global .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 17th, 2017

The European Union’s delicate political economy

GREECE’S marathon crisis is at least instructive. Past flare-ups have illustrated a textbook’s worth of economic principles. The latest episode—a dispute over t.....»»

Category: topSource: stockchartsFeb 16th, 2017

USD Winning Streak Ends With a Bang

Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about today’s key economic events and gives his analysis on EURUSD, GBPUSD, EURGBP, AUDUSD, NZDUSD, USDCAD, USDJPY, GBPJ.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulseFeb 16th, 2017

The European Union’s delicate political economy

GREECE’S marathon crisis is at least instructive. Past flare-ups have illustrated a textbook’s worth of economic principles. The latest episode—a dispute over .....»»

Category: economicsSource: economistFeb 16th, 2017

United States Economic Freedom Tumbles To Historic Low

Submitted by Joseph Jankowski via PlanetFreeWill.com, After eight years of the regulation-happy Obama administration, the United States has undergone a huge slide into the 17th most economically free countr.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 15th, 2017

Keep taking the meds, OECD tells ailing Italy

Italy needs to step up reforms if it is to make a full recovery from an economic crisis that caused poverty and inequality to surge while investment col.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooFeb 15th, 2017

Where NM ranks on economic impact of immigration

There are about 41.7 million immigrants who live in the United States. In January, President Donald Trump signed an executive order related to immigration that will affect all states. In a recent analysis of which states have the biggest immigran.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 15th, 2017

Oil Lower Despite Strong OPEC Compliance in Cuts

Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about today’s key economic events and gives his analysis on EURUSD, GBPUSD, EURGBP, AUDUSD, NZDUSD, USDCAD, USDJPY, GBPJPY, EURJPY, Gold, WTI crude and Brent crude. U.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulseFeb 13th, 2017

Fitch Warns Trump Administration Could Lead To Global Economic Disaster

Twice in one week. Just days after ECB president Mario Draghi (and other Europeans) suggested that Trump's proposed deregulation has "sown the seeds of the next financial crisis", when he told the European.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 10th, 2017